Tag: U2

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Contests, Television

Popdose Contest: Win a “Spectacle” Prize Pack

The second season of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With … is upon us. Year two of the acclaimed Sundance Channel music series debuted...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Medsker’s 2000 Beat Mix

First and foremost, I would like to extend a hearty thank you to frequent Popdose reader and commenter King of Grief, who volunteered to...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: U2, “The Unforgettable Fire” (Remastered)

So, friends, here we are again to determine whether you need to purchase the latest entry in Island’s U2 remastering series. First a...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “MTV on the Radio”

MTV did more than just feed Adam Curry's hairspray addiction -- it also broke Top 40 playlists wide open during the '80s. With his latest...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: U2, Foxborough, Mass., 9/20/09

We’ve got old songs We’ve got new songs We’ve got songs we can’t play We’ve got a spaceship But we...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: “Hey, Hey, Julie!” … A Mixtape

Two years ago, when I was working on this column’s debut, I wrote about Bruce Springsteen’s “Book of Dreams” and...

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Current Events, Numberscruncher

Numberscruncher: The Beatles by the Numbers

We know it pays to be a Beatle. But just how well? In this week's Numberscruncher, Ann Logue takes a peek inside the world of Beatle...

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Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: Blink, “The Girl with the Backward Skin”

This album and band brings out my innermost old codger (which isn’t nearly as inner as it should be), because it has me telling...

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Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Pie

Basic Pie Crust Recipe: 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup Crisco vegetable shortening, plain or butter-flavored (see Cook’s Note)...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Paul Steel, “Moon Rock”

Some things just don’t go quite the way they’re planned. For instance, I was supposed to be over the moon and in love with...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Dark Was the Night” and “War Child Presents Heroes”

It’s no secret that tribute albums and charity compilations can be hit-or-miss affairs at best. In the case of the latter, all you...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: U2, “Running to Stand Still”

Like a long-lost brother, Elliott greeted me with a warm hug as I stepped into his house. Although it had only been six months since we...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Everything That Happens, and a Little After That

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to see David Byrne live in concert. It was purported to be a celebration of the work he did with...

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Chartburn, Music

Chartburn: 10/24/08

kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/epQi1YsVT3k" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" / Mainstream Rock: The Who,...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: The Devlins, “Drift”

Has this ever happened to you? You’ve bought a new album. You put it on and hit “play,” and as it’s playing, you...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Bloody Hell”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE After hurricane Gustav, I was deluged with a few emails from the American Red Cross asking for donations (both...

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Jesus of Cool, Music, Popdose

Jesus of Cool: What’s It 2U?

One of my favorite Popdose experiences to date came in the wake of Part 9 in our colleague Dave Steed’s wonderful “Bottom...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “The Trumpet! The Trumpet!”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE You what song I can’t get out of my mind? “Mambo No. 5.” And really it’s only the part...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Drums Take the Melody”

Hiya kids! This week I have a guest DJ mixin’ it up for you. Jack Feerick wrote a great Popdose Guide to Traffic and, unsatisfied...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: U2, “Hallelujah (Here She Comes)”

Hey Matt, I know we haven’t spoken in awhile, but you know I’m always thinking about you around this time each year. I wanted...

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Monthly Features, Music

Songs for the Dumped: Volume Six

Timing, the New Testament tells us, is everything, and it takes a startlingly few number of works to turn a glorious, magnificent,...

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Chartburn, Music

Chartburn: 2/1/08

kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/dNHtvu-4cDw" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" / Mainstream Rock: U2,...